45 min

Why Mentorship & Advocacy Are Key To Career Growth With Sam Sepah Leading With Empathy & Allyship

    • Business

Melinda Briana Epler, Founder & CEO of Empovia (formerly Change Catalyst), and Sam Sepah, Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Product Manager at Google, have an open conversation around “Why Mentorship & Advocacy Are Key To Career Growth." Sam describes his journey as a Deaf Persian in tech. He shares key takeaways from his work in HR and DEI, the difference between having a mentor and having an advocate, and how as allies and advocates we can work to make products and tools like AI universally useful.
About Sam 
Sam Sepah has worked for well-known organizations for more than 15 years: Google, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), GE-NBC Universal, Siemens, Sprint, MCI, and Apple. Sam was the youngest person appointed by the Governor of Vermont to serve on the Commission on Employment for People with Disabilities. Learn more on his website.
Find Leading With Empathy & Allyship useful? Subscribe to our podcast and like this episode! 
For more about Empovia, and to join us for a live recording, visit https://changecatalyst.co/allyshipseries There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.
Connect On Social
YouTube: youtube.com/@empovia
Twitter: twitter.com/empoviaco
Facebook: facebook.com/empovia
Instagram: instagram.com/empovia/
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/empovia/

Production Team
Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler 
Producer: Juliette Roy 
Project Manager: Emilie Maas
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos 
Director of Marketing: Ariyah April

[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with the Empovia logo, a color photo of host Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with red hair and glasses, and a black and white photo of Sam Sepah, a Persian man with black hair, white shirt, and blazer. ]
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Melinda Briana Epler, Founder & CEO of Empovia (formerly Change Catalyst), and Sam Sepah, Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Product Manager at Google, have an open conversation around “Why Mentorship & Advocacy Are Key To Career Growth." Sam describes his journey as a Deaf Persian in tech. He shares key takeaways from his work in HR and DEI, the difference between having a mentor and having an advocate, and how as allies and advocates we can work to make products and tools like AI universally useful.
About Sam 
Sam Sepah has worked for well-known organizations for more than 15 years: Google, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), GE-NBC Universal, Siemens, Sprint, MCI, and Apple. Sam was the youngest person appointed by the Governor of Vermont to serve on the Commission on Employment for People with Disabilities. Learn more on his website.
Find Leading With Empathy & Allyship useful? Subscribe to our podcast and like this episode! 
For more about Empovia, and to join us for a live recording, visit https://changecatalyst.co/allyshipseries There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.
Connect On Social
YouTube: youtube.com/@empovia
Twitter: twitter.com/empoviaco
Facebook: facebook.com/empovia
Instagram: instagram.com/empovia/
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/empovia/

Production Team
Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler 
Producer: Juliette Roy 
Project Manager: Emilie Maas
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos 
Director of Marketing: Ariyah April

[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with the Empovia logo, a color photo of host Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with red hair and glasses, and a black and white photo of Sam Sepah, a Persian man with black hair, white shirt, and blazer. ]
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